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Entry
EC 5.1.2.1                  Enzyme                                 

Name
lactate racemase;
lacticoracemase;
hydroxyacid racemase;
lactic acid racemase
Class
Isomerases;
Racemases and epimerases;
Acting on hydroxy acids and derivatives
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
lactate racemase
Reaction(IUBMB)
(S)-lactate = (R)-lactate [RN:R01450]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(S)-lactate [CPD:C00186]
Product
(R)-lactate [CPD:C00256]
History
EC 5.1.2.1 created 1961
Pathway
Pyruvate metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:14800428]
  Authors
HUENNEKENS FM, MAHLER HR, NORDMANN J.
  Title
Studies on the cyclophorase system. XVII. The occurrence and properties of an alpha-hydroxy acid racemose.
  Journal
Arch. Biochem. 30 (1951) 77-89.
Reference
2
  Authors
Kitahara, K., Obayashi, A. and Fukui, S.
  Title
Racemase I cell-free racemase.
  Journal
Enzymologia 15 (1953) 259-266.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
9024-05-9

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